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Rocket-proof and ready for anything, new hospital near Gaza unfazed by flareup

Rocket-proof and ready for anything, new hospital near Gaza unfazed by flareup

Rocket sirens have constantly sounded around Israel’s newest rehab hospital over the last few days, but staff ignored them. As residents in nearby homes raced to bomb shelters — nurses, doctors and patients stayed exactly where they were. The ADI Negev-Nahalat Eran Rehabilitation Village is just 40 kilometers — 25 miles — from the Gaza …

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As rockets rain down, many vulnerable Ashkelon residents still lack adequate shelter

On the third day of Operation Breaking Dawn, and as rocket alerts rang out repeatedly, Ashkelon’s streets were largely silent. But in some corners of the city, an underground community emerged in municipal shelters. Occupants of such shelters who spoke to The Times of Israel on Sunday said they would rather be in their own …

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Irish temperatures could rocket even HIGHER to 31C in shock August heatwave

IRELAND is set for a scorcher as temperatures could hit highs of 31C THIS WEEK. Temperatures are set to climb to blistering heights from Wednesday and could lead to the first five-day August heatwave in 20 years. 3 Temperatures are set to rise to blistering heights from WednesdayCredit: PA:Press Association 3 The mercury could rise …

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Ukraine blames Russia for fresh attack at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Comment on this story Comment KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s nuclear power firm warned Sunday that rocket attacks on the site of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant risked a “nuclear disaster” as the governments of Russia and Ukraine traded blame for the explosions at the facility. For days, experts have warned that intensive fighting around the …

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Zaporizhzhia: New rocket strike on Ukraine nuclear plant, as UN watchdog warns of ‘disaster’

It was the second time in as many days that the plant, which is the largest of its kind in Europe, was hit. Ukraine and Russia have traded blame for both attacks. The rockets launched on Saturday night struck near a dry storage facility, where 174 casks with spent nuclear fuel are kept, according to …

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X way too early bold Houston predictions for 2022-23 NBA season

High expectations won’t burden the Houston Rockets this coming season, but that doesn’t mean they’re not ready to rise. So far, the Houston Rockets haven’t made big moves in the 2022 offseason. They appear to have had another strong draft, though. Recall that Jabari Smith Jr. unexpectedly fell to them at No. 3. That’s enough …

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Space news weekly recap: Space force rocket launch to maiden SSLV rocket launch

From the United Launch Alliance’s launch of an Atlas V rocket carrying a US Space Force missile to ISRO’s maiden launch of the SSLV, last week witnessed some major satellite launches. But it wasn’t just satellite launches, our weekly space news recap brings you some of the biggest space news that happened over the preceding …

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Israel’s ‘Big Brother’ contestants awakened by rocket sirens

Contestants on Israel’s “Big Brother” became a little less cut off from the outside world on Sunday morning when they had to run for shelter after incoming rockets triggered sirens in the house. Sirens sounded shortly after 8 am in Neve Ilan, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, where the “Big Brother” house is situated, when …

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